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VIAINVEST is an investment brokerage company supervised by the Bank of Latvia, that offers private investors investment opportunities in securities that are backed by consumer loans from non-bank lenders like VIA SMS Group its subsidiaries and related companies.
Founded in 2016, VIAINVEST has attracted more than 38 thousand investors and financed loans for more than EUR 470 million. VIAINVEST is a significant part of the leading fintech company VIA SMS Group, whose office is located in Riga, Latvia. More information: www.viainvest.com

Considering the rapid growth of the business, we are looking for a bright and positive mind to join our friendly team and fill the position of AML Specialist

What you will do:
  • In accordance with internal procedures, ensure research of the customer’s (private individuals and legal entities) and his customers’ data before the start of cooperation and during cooperation, including carrying out in-depth research of customers and their transactions and their documentation
  • Perform ongoing customer due diligence
  • Identify the customer’s ML/TPF and sanction risk, which is specific to the customer’s personal and economic activities
  • Identify the customer’s suspicious behavior
  • Define general limits and transaction limits based on customer data research findings
  • Evaluate and discuss cooperation opportunities with various customers
  • Monitor customer transactions during cooperation as well as identify and report those that are suspicious
  • Advise colleagues on matters related to the AML/CTPF and possible sanctions
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the internal control system (procedures, requirements, plans, etc.)
  • Participate in the quality improvement of essential AML/CTPF and sanction supervision processes, guided by the recommendations provided by the internal/external audit
  • Participate in the inspections carried out by internal/external audits, as well as in the execution/implementation of the recommendations found as a result of these inspections
Your experience:
  • Knowledge of money laundering and terrorist and proliferation financing prevention systems, as well as sanction supervision
  • Not less than one year of experience in a similar position
  • Higher education in law, finance, or economics
  • Analytical thinking, organizational skills, and good reasoning abilities
  • Ability to make quick decisions, work with large amounts of information
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • High sense of responsibility, accuracy, and promptness in the performance of tasks
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Latvian and English, knowledge of Spanish or German could be an advantage
  • You will join a passionate AML professional team with whom you can grow together
  • You have the option to either come to our fancy, sustainable, and eco-friendly new office or choose to work from the comfort of your own home
  • Flexible working hours – just don’t be late for any of the meetings!
  • With us, you will be supported and led by the most competent yet friendly manager with whom together you will weather all storms and emerge on top of challenging situations
  • You will experience working at a global company and all the advantages this has to offer
  • It’s not always rainbows and butterflies around here and we can’t promise you that stressful days are non-existent however, for this reason specifically we have a certified life coach to help get you through
  • Whatever you want to learn to enhance your skills, we’re here to support you
  • From day 1, you become a part of VIAINVEST social life and engage in all kinds of fun & productive team-building activities
  • We care about both; your mental and physical health, which is why we offer health insurance after the end of the 3-month probation period
  • A competitive remuneration starting from EUR 1600-2000 gross (before taxes)
We are looking forward to receiving your CV with a reference AML Specialist sent us by e-mail at hr@viasmsgroup.com.

Contact person: Zane, phone number: +371 66100254


The following recruitment process consists of 3 stages:
  • An introductory meeting
  • Technical interview or short hometask
  • Final meeting

Privacy notice on processing candidates’ personal data

JSC “VIA SMS group” (registration number 40003901472, legal address – Roberta Hirša street 1, Riga, LV-1045) selects personnel for the needs of VIA SMS group’s companies in Latvia (LLC “VIA SMS”, LLC “Viainvest”, Branch of a foreign merchant “ViaConto Sweden AB Latvijas filiāle”).

VIA SMS group together with other group’s companies are joint controllers of the personal data provided by the candidate.

Personal data is processed for recruitment purposes, i.e. to select suitable applicants, and for legal interests insofar as they are related to recruitment. The legal basis for the processing of personal data is taking steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into an employment contract (the actual process of personnel selection), as well as the implementation of the company’s legitimate interests.

Additional information on data processing is available here: https://viasmsgroup.com/careers/.

For matters concerning data processing, contact the data protection officer at dpo@viasmsgroup.com.